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‘We will survive Mr Trump’: Haitian Americans reject Oval Office slur

The president called the country they came from a ‘shithole’ and removed protected status for some. There is fear – but also a determination to forgive

Rony Ponthieux hasn’t had too much time to be angry about Donald Trump calling Haiti a “shithole”. As a nurse working the night shift at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital, he’s too busy saving lives.

Jean Monestime, the first Haitian American elected to the Miami-Dade county commission, is insulted: in response to the Oval Office outburst that drew worldwide condemnation, she calls Trump a liar, a racist and a bigot.

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